New York: U. P. C. Book Company, Inc., 1923. Revised. Hardcover. Folio (14 1/4 X 10 1/4"). xlv, , 306pp (Text and Indexes) (Vol. 1);  leaf (Title), 1-79 leaves (Plates),  leaf (Title), 80-154 leaves (Plates),  leaf (Title), 155-228 leaves (Plates) (Vol. 2);  leaf (Title), 229-341 leaves (Plates),  leaf (Title), 342-454 leaves (Plates) (Vol. 3). Original brown stamped olive cloth, with brown lettering to spines and front covers. Reference library stamp of Greensboro architect John Floy Wicker *(1913-1991) to each front free endpaper. Vignette to each title.
Revised edition of William Rotch Ware's monumental work on Colonial or 18th-century architecture in the United States, splendidly illustrated throughout with no less than 454 leaves of plates with b/w photographic reproductions of inside and outside views of Colonial homes, as well as floor plans and architectural drawings.
Bindings age-toned, rubbed along edges and reference stickers at tail of spines. Previous owner's name in ink, dated 1994 to upper front free endpapers. Bindings in overall fair to good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. f to vg. Item #43648
* John Floy Wicker, a Greensboro architect whose firm designed some of the city's most prominent buildings, including the Greensboro Coliseum, Friendly Shopping Center, Forum VI and Page High School.